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Title Afghanistan : hidden treasures from the National Museum, Kabul / edited by Fredrik Hiebert and Pierre Cambon.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.581 AFG    Available
Description 303 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 25-September 7, 2008; Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2008-January 25, 2009; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, February 22-May 17, 2009; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, June 23-September 20, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-297).
Contents The National Museum of Afghanistan / Omara Khan Massoudi -- Saving Afghanistan's heritage / Carla Grissmann and Fredrik Hiebert -- The treasure of Tepe Fullol / Jean-François Jarrige. Tepe Fullol catalog / Fredrik Hiebert -- The Greek colony at Aï Khanum and Hellinism in Central Asia ; Aï Khanum catalog / Paul Bernard -- Begram, at the heart of the Silk Roads / Sanjyot Mehendale. Begram, Alexandria of the Caucasus, capital of the Kushan Empire / Pierre Cambon. Begram catalog / Sanjyot Mehendale -- Ancient Bactria's golden hoard / Viktor Ivanovich Sarianidi. Tillya Tepe, the hill of gold, a nomad necropolis ; Tillya Tepe catalog / Véronique Schiltz.
Subject Art, Afghan -- Exhibitions.
Afghanistan -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Hiebert, Fredrik T. (Fredrik Talmage)
Cambon, Pierre.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Mūzih-ʼi Kābul.
ISBN 9781426202957 (pbk.)
1426202954 (pbk.)

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